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Baby Acne Treatment Wilmington DE

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Nidia De Yanez, MD
(302) 655-2991
2401 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 110
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Colombia, Fac De Med, Bogota, Colombia
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De; Dupont Hosp For Children, Wilmington, De

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Anthony Ralph Buonocore, MD
(302) 655-5859
912 Lovering Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Roma-La Sapienza, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Roma, Italy
Graduation Year: 1958

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Dr. Anthony Ralph Buonocore
(302) 655-5859
912 Lovering Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nidia Yanez, MD
2401 Pennsylvania Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Patricia Ann Purcell, MD
1508 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 2C
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1974

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Rose C Graham-Maar, MD
910 Lovering Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Maureen Gavin Leffler, DO
(302) 425-1812
1316 W 9th St # 2
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Rastogi Pawan MD
(302) 571-9750
1306 North Broom Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Laura Lundgren, MD
(302) 654-3781
1300 Shallcross Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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Dupont Pediatrics Philadelphia Pike
(302) 761-4660
222 Philadelphia Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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